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Ants by Gregory, Josh, author. Ants

"This book details the life and habits of ants."--

Sep 27, 2016
Do you really want to meet a camel? by Heos, Bridget, author. Do you really want to meet a camel?

"A girl travels to the Gobi Desert, joins a group of photographers who are studying wild camels, and learns how camels have adapted to the desert and how they behave in the wild"--

Sep 27, 2016
Do you really want to meet a badger? by Heos, Bridget, author. Do you really want to meet a badger?

"A boy goes to a prairie to look for a badger in the wild and observes how they hunt"--

Sep 27, 2016
Explore with John Franklin by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.) Explore with John Franklin

Sep 27, 2016
Droughts by Meister, Cari, author. Droughts

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind droughts, including where and why droughts happen and how to conserve water. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 27, 2016
Coral reefs by Earle, Sylvia A., 1935- author. Coral reefs

A brief introduction to coral reefs, including where they are found, how they grow, what lives in them, their importance, and efforts being made to protect and restore them.

Sep 27, 2016
Computer networks by Gifford, Clive, author. Computer networks

"Computer Networks looks at how computer technology has changed the way we work, communicate, learn, and have fun. The World Wide Web, search engines, email, and social media have all become part of our everyday lives. The bright and engaging design helps guide readers along, and easy-to-understand text explains websites and webpages, search engines, and email systems. Online security is a key area of focus, and advice is included on staying safe online. "Stretch Yourself" features give practica

Sep 27, 2016
Cicada by Shoulders, Michael, author. Cicada

Sep 27, 2016
Big game fishing by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- Big game fishing

"This title introduces readers to Big Game Fishing. Readers will learn about the types of boats, tackle, and gear that are needed to reel in big game fish. Sought-after game fish such as Marlin, sailfish, swordfish, tuna, sharks and tarpon are examined including how to locate them and which tackle works best with each fish's habitat, weight, and habits. Safety concerns such as weather and proper casting are also addressed. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting sport. Align

Sep 27, 2016
Bears by Carney, Elizabeth, 1981- author. Bears

"Get ready for a walk on the wild side in this image-packed book all about bears! kids will learn about different kinds of bears, where they live, and what they do. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the animal lovers of today and scientists of tomorrow!"--

Sep 27, 2016
Athletic trainer by Bell, Samantha, author. Athletic trainer

Sep 27, 2016
Astronaut by Hamilton, Sue L., 1959- author. Astronaut

Introduces readers to the jobs of an astronaut including commander, pilot, mission specialist, and payload specialist, along with non-NASA positions in companies such as SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and Orbital Science, as well as discussing the equipment needed to do the job right and the education and training needed to become an astronaut.

Sep 27, 2016
Antsy Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature by Jenson-Elliott, Cynthia L., author. Antsy Ansel - Ansel Adams, a life in nature

"As a child, Ansel Adams just couldn't sit still. He felt trapped indoors and never walked anywhere--he ran. Even when he sat, his feet danced. But in nature, Ansel felt right at home. He fell in love with the gusting gales of the Golden Gate, the quiet whisper of Lobos Creek, the icy white of Yosemite Valley, and countless other remarkable natural sights. From his early days in San Francisco to the height of his glory nationwide, this book chronicles a restless boy's path to becoming an iconic

Sep 27, 2016
Ankylosaurus by Raatma, Lucia. Ankylosaurus

Using simple text and illustrations, this book examines ankylosaurus.

Sep 27, 2016
Landslides by Meister, Cari, author. Landslides

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind landslides, including where and why landslides happen and how to stay safe when the ground starts to give way. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 27, 2016
Hurricanes by Meister, Cari, author. Hurricanes

"Carefully leveled text and engaging full-color photos introduce early fluent readers to the science behind hurricanes, including where and why hurricanes happen and how to stay safe when the wind starts to blow. Includes activity, glossary, and index."--

Sep 27, 2016
The Hunter's Promise - an Abenaki Tale by Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author. The Hunter's Promise - an Abenaki Tale

"Bruchac retells this traditional story of love, loyalty, trust, and magic, which can be found in various forms among many of the indigenous nations of the northeast, both Iroquoian and Algonquin. Join him and ... illustrator Bill Farnsworth, as they recount this ancient and unique Abenaki tale of keeping a promise to one's family and of the proper relationship of humans to the natural world"--Amazon.com.

Sep 27, 2016
Boo! haiku by Caswell, Deanna, author. Boo! haiku

"A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o'-lantern, a ghost, a black cat, a spider, an owl, and a scarecrow are all hiding in the pages of this clever Halloween-themed book. Deanna Caswell's playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea's bright illustrations capture the scary silliness"--

Sep 27, 2016
Red pandas by Gregory, Josh, author. Red pandas

"This book details the life and habits of red pandas."--

Sep 27, 2016
Rabbits by Gregory, Josh, author. Rabbits

"This book details the life and habits of rabbits."--

Sep 27, 2016